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Unformatted text preview: 5) Gas gangrene; C.perfringens; surgical debridement of the wound, antitoxin, antibiotics and hyperbaric oxygen 6) Infant botulism; the toxin inhibits release of acetyl choline which leads to failure of muscle contraction and flaccid paralysis 7) Pseudomembranous colitis by C.difficile; ampicillin, amoxicillin, cephalosporin, clindamycin; this organism is mainly kept in check by normal intestinal flora, in prolonged antibiotic use as normal flora is depleted this organism overgrow...
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